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(55 ILCS 5/) Counties Code.

55 ILCS 5/5-13002

    (55 ILCS 5/5-13002) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-13002)
    Sec. 5-13002. Enforcing officer. All resolutions passed under the terms of this Division shall be enforced by such officer of the county as may be designated by resolution.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)

55 ILCS 5/5-13003

    (55 ILCS 5/5-13003) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-13003)
    Sec. 5-13003. Amendments to regulations. The regulations imposed under the authority of this Division may be amended from time to time by resolution after the resolution establishing the same has gone into effect, but no such amendments shall be made without a hearing before some committee designated by the county board. At least fifteen days notice of the time and place of such hearing shall be published in an official newspaper, or a newspaper of general circulation, in such county. Such amendment shall not be passed except by a favorable vote of two-thirds of all the members of the county board.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)

55 ILCS 5/5-13004

    (55 ILCS 5/5-13004) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-13004)
    Sec. 5-13004. Proceedings to restrain violation. In case any building or structure is erected or constructed in violation of this Division, or any resolution or other regulation made under the authority conferred thereby, the proper authorities of the county, in addition to other remedies, may institute any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection or construction to restrain, correct or abate such violation, to prevent the occupancy of said building or structure or to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business or use in or about such premises.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)

55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-14

    (55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-14 heading)
Division 5-14. Regional Planning

55 ILCS 5/5-14001

    (55 ILCS 5/5-14001) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-14001)
    Sec. 5-14001. Regional plan. Whenever in the judgment of the county board of any county, a portion or all of said county as a region, should have a plan made for the general purpose of guiding and accomplishing a co-ordinated, adjusted and harmonious development of said region, and of public improvements and utilities therein, and which plans will in the judgment of the county board, in accordance with the present and future needs of the region and of the State, best promote health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity, efficiency and economy in the process of development and the general welfare of said region, the county board is hereby empowered by resolution of record to define the boundaries of such region and to create a regional planning commission for the making of a regional plan for such region so defined. The number of members of such commission, their method of appointment, and their power and authority in the making of such plan, shall be such as the county board may deem proper and not in conflict with law. Said Commission shall be a fact finding body and shall make such investigations and gather such statistics as it shall deem necessary for the planning and development of said region, and shall make a plan of said region to include all matter which it may deem necessary for the development of the region as provided above.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)

55 ILCS 5/5-14002

    (55 ILCS 5/5-14002) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-14002)
    Sec. 5-14002. Expenses of commission. The county board is hereby authorized to appropriate to the planning commission from any funds under its control and not otherwise appropriated, such sum as the county board may deem proper for said work as above, and within the amounts so appropriated, the regional planning commission shall have the authority:
    (1) to employ such assistance as it may deem necessary;
    (2) with the concurrence of the county board of any county to accept, receive and expend funds, grants and services from the federal government, or its agencies, and from departments, agencies and instrumentalities of state and local governments;
    (3) to contract with respect to any funds, grants or services from whatever source derived;
    (4) to provide such information and reports as may be necessary to secure financial aid.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)